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watt-hour

(wŏt′our′)
n. Abbr. WH or W-hr
A unit of energy, especially electrical energy, equal to the work done by one watt acting for one hour and equivalent to 3,600 joules.
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watt-hour

n
(Units) a unit of energy equal to a power of one watt operating for one hour. 1 watt-hour equals 3600 joules
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watt′-hour`

or watt′hour`,



n.
a unit of energy equal to the energy of one watt operating for one hour, equivalent to 3600 joules. Abbr.: Wh
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watt-hour

A unit of power, especially electrical power, equal to the work done by one watt acting for one hour. It is equivalent to 3,600 joules.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.watt-hour - a unit of energy equal to the power of one watt operating for one hourwatt-hour - a unit of energy equal to the power of one watt operating for one hour
energy unit, heat unit, work unit - a unit of measurement for work
B.T.U., Board of Trade unit, kilowatt hour, kW-hr - a unit of energy equal to the work done by a power of 1000 watts operating for one hour
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